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Grand 1894 Opera House

2020 Postoffice St., Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
409/765-1894 or 800/821-1894
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Ranked #3 of 48 attractions in Galveston
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Operas
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Galveston, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

I work here from time to time doing shows its an old hemp house. It's not a large theater but great architecture and feel.

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Went to see Oak Ridge Boys in concert. The show was fantastic and it being held in this old opera house made it extra special. Check out their calendar of events!

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Tottenham ON
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33 reviews 33 reviews
3 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

lovely venue, funny, funny show! It's a beautiful, comfortable theatre, they were extremely helpful with our online ticket experience

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Richmond, Texas, USA
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42 reviews 42 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014 via mobile

I love this opera house. I feel like I'm back in my childhood whenever I go there. The decor is beautiful. They also have comfortable seats and great acoustics, plus a variety of great shows

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Sugar Land, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

My husband and I took his parents here to see the guys from Jersey Boys. It was a music production, not the play. They really enjoyed the guys and the music, I really enjoyed the Opera house. It was a nostalgic time for me, as I use to go to the movies there during the era it was a movie... More

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Houston, Texas
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123 reviews 123 reviews
38 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Enjoyed two musical events here in one week, sat in two different sections, had great views and could hear the music well. Some seats are a little tight though and I felt cramped in the balcony seating, although I'm small framed and 5'3"!! They do offer wine, beer and snacks and you can buy a sippy cup to take your... More

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Houston, Texas
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182 reviews 182 reviews
50 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Great venue, but very close seating. Not much leg room. Upper balcony seats had good views. If you sit on the upper balcony, be prepared for a lot of stairs to get up there.

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Houston
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

A very intimate venue. Liked the addition of the "sippy cups" that let you take a beverage to your seat. Also nice to have so many restaurants near by.

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Saginaw, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

We had a wonderful time. The Opera House is beautiful. Seating was a little cramped. But we loved the atmosphere.

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Melbourne, Australia
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76 reviews 76 reviews
36 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

We arrived, paid our $2.00 entry fee and had the place to ourselves. It is a grand building and we enjoyed walking around on its various levels.. Like much of Galveston, it is lucky to still be standing given all of the storms, floods and fires. It will not take long to see the building but take advantage of having... More

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